With more and more fashion houses going fur-free, San Francisco banning fur sales in the city and British MPs considering outlawing all imports of pelts after Brexit, the signs do not seem good for the fur sector.
The fashion world and the British press is all abuzz about who will design Meghan Markle's wedding dress and as a result, get all the bonus publicity (and sales spike) that attiring the royals always brings.
Acne is reportedly up for sale and Carven on the look out for new investors. Add to this the recent announcement of Piquadro's potential acquisition of Lancel, and the fashion and luxury sector looks set for a shake-up.
The question on everyone one’s mind entering the latest Stella McCartney show inside Paris’s legendary Opera was: Will the lady buy back the half of the company owned by her partners, French luxury group Kering?